Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 20,040 23,226 27,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.08% 14.14% 14.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.62% 14.74% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16,393 18,426 23,371
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 147,097 157,575 174,804
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,487 127,172 147,944
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 8,448 £50,000 - 792
South East 0 3,610 £38,500 +2.67% 344
North of England +2 3,297 £35,000 - 494
Midlands -1 1,938 £36,000 -2.70% 306
North West +2 1,715 £36,500 +4.29% 247
East of England +5 1,473 £37,000 -1.33% 172
Yorkshire -3 1,358 £35,000 -2.78% 197
West Midlands +2 1,242 £35,000 -2.78% 197
South West -3 1,242 £35,000 - 164
East Midlands -3 695 £37,000 - 107
North East -5 225 £35,000 - 50
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 5,534 (27.61%) Finance
2 5,047 (25.18%) SQL
3 4,493 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
4 4,013 (20.02%) Microsoft
5 3,585 (17.89%) Windows
6 3,308 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
7 2,732 (13.63%) Business Analysis
8 2,689 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
9 2,589 (12.92%) Degree
10 2,564 (12.79%) ITIL
11 2,103 (10.49%) Active Directory
12 2,061 (10.28%) SQL Server
13 1,996 (9.96%) Microsoft Office
14 1,905 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 1,885 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
16 1,655 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
17 1,555 (7.76%) Project Management
18 1,453 (7.25%) QA
19 1,396 (6.97%) Test Automation
19 1,396 (6.97%) Retail
20 1,365 (6.81%) Analytics
21 1,300 (6.49%) Scrum
22 1,294 (6.46%) Banking
23 1,260 (6.29%) SDLC
24 1,208 (6.03%) Office 365
25 1,196 (5.97%) Oracle
26 1,190 (5.94%) Windows Server
27 1,174 (5.86%) User Stories
28 1,138 (5.68%) Information Security
29 1,106 (5.52%) Waterfall

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 649 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 588 (2.93%) MS Exchange
3 300 (1.50%) Confluence
4 262 (1.31%) SAS
5 234 (1.17%) IIS
6 186 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 163 (0.81%) Skype for Business
8 144 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 90 (0.45%) CMS
10 84 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 76 (0.38%) Apache
12 74 (0.37%) JBoss
13 69 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 68 (0.34%) WebSphere
15 57 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 51 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
17 50 (0.25%) WebLogic
18 35 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 33 (0.16%) Apache Spark
20 27 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1,996 (9.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1,885 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 580 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 481 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 184 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 89 (0.44%) SPSS
7 70 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 35 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.060%) Stata
10 10 (0.050%) Mingle
11 9 (0.045%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.045%) AutoCAD
12 6 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.030%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.025%) Gliffy
14 4 (0.020%) Camtasia
14 4 (0.020%) EngageOne
15 3 (0.015%) Chatbot
15 3 (0.015%) EViews
15 3 (0.015%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 199 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 175 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 115 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 111 (0.55%) SAP CO
5 110 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
6 103 (0.51%) NetSuite
7 87 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 76 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
9 66 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
10 65 (0.32%) SAP SD
11 57 (0.28%) SAP MM
12 53 (0.26%) SAP ERP
13 49 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
14 47 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 47 (0.23%) SAP PP
15 46 (0.23%) Magento
16 44 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
17 41 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
18 39 (0.19%) thinkFolio
19 33 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1,208 (6.03%) Office 365
2 630 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 348 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 291 (1.45%) SaaS
5 202 (1.01%) Google Analytics
6 112 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 104 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 72 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
9 67 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 52 (0.26%) PaaS
10 52 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
11 47 (0.23%) G Suite
12 46 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 44 (0.22%) IaaS
14 41 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 41 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
15 38 (0.19%) GitHub
16 36 (0.18%) Slack
17 31 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 27 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 938 (4.68%) Firewall
2 624 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 572 (2.85%) LAN
4 549 (2.74%) WAN
5 443 (2.21%) DNS
6 387 (1.93%) Network Security
7 327 (1.63%) VPN
8 320 (1.60%) DHCP
9 280 (1.40%) Internet
10 230 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
11 225 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
12 199 (0.99%) SAN
13 197 (0.98%) VoIP
14 171 (0.85%) Wireless
15 147 (0.73%) Skype
16 109 (0.54%) VLAN
17 101 (0.50%) SMS
18 98 (0.49%) Wireshark
19 93 (0.46%) SSL
20 90 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,061 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 751 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 749 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 620 (3.09%) Power BI
5 577 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 505 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 287 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 281 (1.40%) Big Data
9 277 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
10 226 (1.13%) MySQL
11 219 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
12 212 (1.06%) QlikView
13 195 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 177 (0.88%) RDBMS
15 151 (0.75%) Oracle Database
16 144 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
17 136 (0.68%) Data Mining
18 120 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
19 119 (0.59%) Hadoop
20 107 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 837 (4.18%) JIRA
2 730 (3.64%) Selenium
3 294 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 253 (1.26%) WebDriver
5 251 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 197 (0.98%) Visual Studio
7 166 (0.83%) Git (software)
8 155 (0.77%) SoapUI
9 152 (0.76%) Jenkins
10 139 (0.69%) SpecFlow
11 131 (0.65%) JMeter
12 102 (0.51%) HP UFT
13 95 (0.47%) LoadRunner
14 70 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 68 (0.34%) Maven
16 63 (0.31%) TeamCity
17 55 (0.27%) Subversion
18 53 (0.26%) Eclipse
19 46 (0.23%) JUnit
19 46 (0.23%) TestRail
General
1 5,534 (27.61%) Finance
2 1,396 (6.97%) Retail
3 1,294 (6.46%) Banking
4 847 (4.23%) Marketing
5 751 (3.75%) Legal
6 564 (2.81%) Law
7 483 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 474 (2.37%) Telecoms
9 411 (2.05%) Front Office
10 389 (1.94%) Advertising
11 384 (1.92%) Back Office
12 313 (1.56%) Investment Banking
13 217 (1.08%) Games
14 172 (0.86%) Billing
15 150 (0.75%) Financial Institution
16 142 (0.71%) Publishing
17 96 (0.48%) Electronics
18 89 (0.44%) Retail Banking
19 86 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
20 80 (0.40%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 921 (4.60%) .NET
2 528 (2.63%) HTML
3 496 (2.48%) XML
4 349 (1.74%) Web Services
5 301 (1.50%) CSS
6 195 (0.97%) ASP.NET
7 185 (0.92%) SOAP
8 181 (0.90%) REST
9 161 (0.80%) Gherkin
10 150 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
11 146 (0.73%) JSON
12 116 (0.58%) Middleware
13 100 (0.50%) jQuery
14 96 (0.48%) .NET Framework
14 96 (0.48%) AngularJS
15 78 (0.39%) EDI
16 70 (0.35%) RESTful
17 59 (0.29%) HTML5
18 53 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
18 53 (0.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3,308 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 854 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 783 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 737 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 473 (2.36%) User Experience
6 469 (2.34%) Fintech
7 298 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 290 (1.45%) Derivative
9 269 (1.34%) Data Centre
10 238 (1.19%) Equities
11 219 (1.09%) Fixed Income
12 202 (1.01%) Mobile App
13 198 (0.99%) Hedge funds
14 167 (0.83%) Driving Licence
15 160 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
15 160 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
16 153 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
17 150 (0.75%) Virtual Team
18 145 (0.72%) Data Structures
19 143 (0.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 3,585 (17.89%) Windows
2 1,190 (5.94%) Windows Server
3 1,089 (5.43%) Linux
4 943 (4.71%) Windows 7
5 821 (4.10%) Windows 10
6 679 (3.39%) Unix
7 483 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 461 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 176 (0.88%) Android
10 171 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 145 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 141 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 128 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 120 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 84 (0.42%) Windows XP
16 61 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 60 (0.30%) AIX
17 60 (0.30%) Solaris
18 47 (0.23%) CentOS
19 25 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,493 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
2 2,732 (13.63%) Business Analysis
3 2,689 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
4 2,564 (12.79%) ITIL
5 1,905 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 1,655 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1,555 (7.76%) Project Management
8 1,396 (6.97%) Test Automation
9 1,365 (6.81%) Analytics
10 1,300 (6.49%) Scrum
11 1,260 (6.29%) SDLC
12 1,174 (5.86%) User Stories
13 1,138 (5.68%) Information Security
14 1,106 (5.52%) Waterfall
15 1,085 (5.41%) Change Management
16 1,050 (5.24%) Data Analysis
17 997 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
18 901 (4.50%) CRM
19 900 (4.49%) Service Management
20 743 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5,047 (25.18%) SQL
2 1,046 (5.22%) C#
3 1,035 (5.16%) Java
4 788 (3.93%) Python
5 667 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 660 (3.29%) JavaScript
7 588 (2.93%) PowerShell
8 433 (2.16%) VBA
9 315 (1.57%) R
10 278 (1.39%) C
11 269 (1.34%) PL/SQL
12 236 (1.18%) C++
13 199 (0.99%) Bash Shell
14 194 (0.97%) VB
15 182 (0.91%) Shell Script
16 158 (0.79%) Perl
17 146 (0.73%) PHP
18 101 (0.50%) VB.NET
19 99 (0.49%) VBScript
20 85 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2,589 (12.92%) Degree
2 688 (3.43%) ISEB
3 576 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 563 (2.81%) CISSP
5 441 (2.20%) ISTQB
6 374 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 373 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 351 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 343 (1.71%) SC Cleared
10 271 (1.35%) CCNA
11 253 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
12 244 (1.22%) CISM
13 207 (1.03%) SANS
14 198 (0.99%) MCSE
15 197 (0.98%) CEH
16 179 (0.89%) CISA
17 171 (0.85%) MCP
18 169 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 133 (0.66%) CCNP
20 118 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,453 (7.25%) QA
2 823 (4.11%) SLA
3 659 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 421 (2.10%) PMO
5 403 (2.01%) Data Quality
6 388 (1.94%) GDPR
7 263 (1.31%) PCI DSS
8 109 (0.54%) COBIT
9 97 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
10 82 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 72 (0.36%) MiFID
12 52 (0.26%) ISO 9001
13 42 (0.21%) SEPA
14 35 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 32 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 30 (0.15%) IFRS
17 29 (0.14%) Solvency II
18 27 (0.13%) EMIR
19 25 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
20 20 (0.100%) P3O
System Software
1 2,103 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 584 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 240 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 107 (0.53%) XenApp
5 91 (0.45%) vSphere
6 65 (0.32%) Docker
7 59 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 57 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
9 55 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 44 (0.22%) XenDesktop
11 43 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 36 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 34 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
14 32 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
15 23 (0.11%) DFS Replication
15 23 (0.11%) Snort
16 21 (0.10%) Firmware
17 15 (0.075%) XenServer
18 14 (0.070%) Terminal Server
18 14 (0.070%) Xen
Systems Management
1 425 (2.12%) SCCM
2 83 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 70 (0.35%) HP ALM
4 67 (0.33%) Nessus
5 66 (0.33%) Control-M
6 62 (0.31%) SCOM
7 61 (0.30%) Puppet
8 54 (0.27%) QRadar
9 48 (0.24%) RSA Security Analytics
10 47 (0.23%) Ansible
11 45 (0.22%) Nagios
12 41 (0.20%) Perfmon
13 40 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 38 (0.19%) Stealthwatch
15 37 (0.18%) Backup Exec
15 37 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 37 (0.18%) WSUS
16 34 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
17 29 (0.14%) Kubernetes
18 28 (0.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4,013 (20.02%) Microsoft
2 1,196 (5.97%) Oracle
3 981 (4.90%) SAP
4 908 (4.53%) VMware
5 771 (3.85%) Cisco
6 689 (3.44%) Citrix
7 599 (2.99%) Tableau
8 385 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 348 (1.74%) Google
10 315 (1.57%) HP
11 300 (1.50%) ServiceNow
12 250 (1.25%) IBM
13 209 (1.04%) Adobe
14 201 (1.00%) Splunk
15 195 (0.97%) Apple
16 168 (0.84%) CheckPoint
17 167 (0.83%) SolarWinds
18 163 (0.81%) Red Hat
19 160 (0.80%) Remedy
20 145 (0.72%) Cognos